Godric Crescent, CR0

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Named after Godric Manor. Godric was a Saxon landowner, who held the land in the time of Edward the Confessor’s reign which ran from June 8, 1042 – January 5, 1066. At the time of the Domesday Survey of AD1086, approximately 30 modern acres were in the possession of Tezelin the cook, although the land was owned by the crown. By the time of Edward I’s reign (November 20, 1272 – July 7, 1307) it was split into two smaller manors.

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